By ISTANBUL (AA) – Leicester City defeated Burnley 4-2 to move to the top spot of the English Premier League.

Reigning champions Liverpool, Everton, Arsenal and Crystal Palace also registered two wins in their first two league games.

The Reds beat 10-man Chelsea 2-0, Everton defeated West Bromwich with a 5-2 score, Arsenal beat West Ham United 2-1 and Crystal Palace claimed victory over Manchester United 3-1.

La Liga

Spanish La Liga’s leaders Granada beat Alaves 2-1, while Real Betis defeated Real Valladolid 2-0 to claim their second win in the league.

Real Madrid were held to a goalless draw with Real Sociedad in their La Liga season opener.

The Los Galacticos did not compete during the matchday one due to the late finish in the UEFA Champions League.

Also, Barcelona, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid didn’t play a game this week as their European games ended late last season.

These three clubs will kick off their league season on matchday three.

Granada topped the league with six points, followed by Real Betis with the same points.

Serie A

In Italy’s Serie A, Fiorentina defeated Torino 1-0 at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in the league season’s opening game.

Juventus, who claimed nine straight league titles in a row, defeated Sampdoria with a 3-0 score.

Genoa toppled Crotone 4-1 at home, while Napoli beat Parma 2-0 at away.

Benevento vs. Inter, Udinese vs. Spezia and Lazio vs. Atalanta games were postponed and will be played on Sept. 30.

This week will end with the Milan-Bologna game today.


In Germany’s Bundesliga, Bayern Munich hammered Schalke 04 8-0 on Friday in the opening game of the league campaign.

Borussia Dortmund beat Borussia Monchengladbach with a 3-0 score, while Hertha Berlin defeated Werder Bremen 4-1 at away.

In addition, Augsburg, Leipzig, Freiburg and Hoffenheim started this season with a win.

Ligue 1

The leader Saint-Etienne drew with Nantes 2-2 at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

Rennes won against Monaco with a 2-1 score, Montpellier defeated Angers 4-1.

In another highly anticipated Week four-game, Paris Saint-Germain beat Nice 3-0 at the Le Parc des Princes.

Saint-Etienne remained at the top spot with 10 points, followed by Rennes, Montpellier, and Lens with nine points.

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